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Tag: Christopher Stevens

May
1st

BENGHAZI: Emails point to political cover-up

Remember Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012? It was six weeks before a hotly contested presidential election for Barack Obama. Four Americans were killed including Ambassador Chris Stevens.

Susan Rice, United Nations ambassador, went on five major news talk shows to assure the American people this attack was a response to an Internet video and not a terrorist act. After all, both Obama and Vice President Joe Biden campaigned with the slogan, “GM is alive and bin Laden is dead.” This was a blatant lie and produced to protect Obama with no reference to his foreign policy failures.

New emails

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May
15th

BENGHAZI: What was Stevens doing there?

Kathleen Parker says: “Why people decided to attack the American consulate and CIA annex in Benghazi is far less important than preventing another such attack in the future” (TNT, 5-14).

That’s about the stupidest thing I’ve read in print. How do you prevent attacks in the future if you don’t know why people are attacking?

The job of an Ambassador is to administer the Embassy, which assists with international trade and travel. Ambassadors don’t typically get killed in military operations.

When Christopher Stevens died, he was not at the American Embassy. That’s in Tripoli, and it didn’t have a

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